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FAIR DEAL NOW: PLANT WORKER NEGOTIATIONS BREAK DOWN 

Beothic Fish Processors Limited, located in New-Wes-Valley in the 3K fishing region, employs 375 processing workers and will be in a legal position to take a strike vote this coming
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4RST Halibut Receives Modest TAC Increase 

Today, the Department of Fisheries and Oceans announced total allowable catch (TAC) for the 4RST Atlantic halibut fishery, announcing a total TAC of 2466, up by almost 14% over last
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Northern Cod Reassessment Grounds for Increased Stewardship Fishery and Government’s Commitment to NL Inshore

The position of the Fish, Food, and Allied Workers Union (FFAW-Unifor) on access and allocation for Northern cod remains the same as historically recorded, with the first 115,000t being allocated
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NL Harvesters Say Thanks For Nothing, Bait Fishery Slap in the Face to License Holders

This morning, the federal government announced a bait fishery for Atlantic mackerel in Atlantic Canada and Quebec. A bait fishery for mackerel will do nothing for harvesters in Newfoundland and
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FEDERAL FISHERIES ANNOUNCEMENT TOMORROW

FFAW-Unifor has just been advised that tomorrow, Thursday, April 25, 2025 at 10:30am NL time, Minister Diane Lebouthillier will make an announcement concerning opening a new bait fishery in Atlantic
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Guide to Understanding Crab Price Agreement

The FFAW has developed a comprehensive guide to understanding this year’s price agreement. Click here to read the full document.  For further questions or clarifications, please contact your Member Representative. 
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SHRIMP PRICE AGREEMENT

Today, FFAW and ASP came to a successful agreement on the price of shrimp for the 2024 fishing season; spring, summer and fall fisheries will all be under one price
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2024 Lobster Pricing Agreement

Click here to read the details of the 2024 lobster pricing agreement.
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BREAKING: ASP ACCEPTS FFAW OFFER, AGREEMENT MADE TO GET SNOW CRAB FISHERY STARTED

This evening, the Association of Seafood Producers (ASP) reached an agreement with the FFAW Snow Crab Bargaining Committee, ensuring the start of the 2024 snow crab fishery. As a result,
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BUS SCHEDULE FOR MONDAY DEMONSTRATION

BUS 1 — SOUTH BROOK START (EDDY’S) 12:00AM (BURSEY’S SCHOOL BUSES) BUS 2 — GANDER START (NORTH ATLANTIC) 1:30AM (BURSEY’S SCHOOL BUSES) BUS 3 — BURIN START (OLD FOODLAND BUILDING)
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